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Tomi Trilar, Ph.D.

  • Photo: Katarina Prosenc Trilar
    Photo: Katarina Prosenc Trilar
  • Museum Councillor
  • Head of Department of Invertebrate Zoology

Prirodoslovni muzej Slovenije
Slovenian Museum of Natural History

Department of Inertebrate Zoology
Prešernova cesta 20, p. o. box 290, SI - 1001 Ljubljana, Slovenia
T: (00 386 1) 241 09 49
F: (00 386 1) 241 09 53


  • Biologist
  • Doctor of Biological Sciences

Work description

  • Head of Department of Invertebrate Zoology
  • maintenance of the collections of the Department of Invertebrate Zoology
  • maintanance of the Slovenian archive of Animal Sounds and its database
  • Ectoparasites of birds and mammals
  • Taxonomy, faunistics, Siphonaptera, Hippoboscidae, Palearctic. Ecology of natural cycles of zoonoses (Hantavirus, borrelia and rickettsiae). Bioacoustics singing cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadomorpha) and birds (Aves).
  • Prizes and awards

    • 2008: Valvasor Award for 2007, the original implementation of the exhibition Secrets of the forest
    • 2002: Award Zlati legat tor the best Slovenian work in the field of ornithology in 2002 for the audio CD Forest birds of Slovenia.